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What are the top 20 or 30 schools in theoretical particle physics

  1. Jun 22, 2010 #1
    Hi guys,
    I'd like to know universities, other than harvards and princetons, that have very strong groups in theoretical particle physics and need students. Mostly strong groups in theoretical particle physics are in the top 10 universiies, like MIT and so on but it is extremely hard to get into those universities especially for international students, so I am searching for universities that are easier to get accepted into without sacrificing the quality of research in theoretical particle physics. Thanks,
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  3. Jun 22, 2010 #2

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    If you are a graduate student, there is not the same barrier for international applicants as there is for undergrads. If you are an undergrad, you won't be studying "theoretical particle physics"; you will be studying "physics" so the relative strength of one subfield at a university is not so important.
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